Supporting rough sleepers at Christmas

A rough sleeper bedding down in the street A rough sleeper bedding down in the street

With Christmas nearly here, Worcester City Council is asking residents to let them know if they spot anyone sleeping rough on the city's streets. Anyone who does spot a rough sleeper is urged to tell the Streetlink service at or 0300 500 0914. Streetlink will pass the details through to the Council, who will then find the roug...

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City Council invests £150,000 in giving Worcester a Christmas to remember

Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre

Worcester City Council has invested around £150,000 to give the city a Christmas to remember this year – despite the new restrictions introduced in response to the Omicron variant. The funding is behind the decorations that are bringing joy and colour to the city centre and many of the major festive events across the yuletide season, including the ...

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When to put your bins out this Christmas

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 Domestic bin collections in Worcester will run as normal over Christmas. There will be no changes to collection days, thanks to City Council staff working on the bank holiday on Tuesday 28 December. Bins will also be collected on the normal days in the following week, commencing 3 January. If you need to check which day your black or green bi...

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Extra Christmas tree to be installed

Christmas Tree at St Johns Roundabout

Worcester City Council is set to bring even more festive joy to the city, with the installation of an additional decorated Christmas Tree at the bullring roundabout, on the border of the St John's and Bedwardine areas of the city. This will be in addition to the illuminations already in place on the large, permanent tree at the roundabout. Council ...

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Worcester’s festive parking offer for Christmas shoppers

Leader of Worcester City Council in car parking holding presents

Festive shoppers are being given a cracking deal by Worcester City Council in the run-up to Christmas. From Monday 6 to Friday 24 December 2021 inclusive, parking will be free after 3pm from Monday through to Saturday in all 14 of the City Council-run car parks in the centre of Worcester. Parking will also be free in them all day on Sunday 12 and S...

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Worcester’s Victorian Fayre: let us entertain you!

Stilt walkers and ladies dressed up in Victorian costumes

There's a raft of exciting and uplifting entertainment on offer at Worcester's traditional Victorian Christmas Fayre (2 – 5 December 2021). Everyone is welcome to join in with community carols at Worcester Cathedral on Thursday 2 December at 4.45pm.The Mayor of Worcester will process from the Cathedral to the Cornmarket, where the Fayre will be off...

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